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Business:  Navis
Job Function:  ICT

Chennai, IN

Apply by:  31-12-2018

Sr Systems Engineer

Making Your Next Move Count

At Navis you will find a rewarding career where you can thrive at every level. We invest in our teammates through offering competitive compensation and benefits, progressive training opportunities that empower employees to achieve total (physical, financial, social & community) wellbeing. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you will find a strong work-life balance and a deep commitment to developing you. Navis’ culture thrives on teamwork and diversity. So, bring your unique perspective and talent to Navis and thrive in your every work day!

Navis LLC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Position Summary

Navis is seeking a top notch Sr Systems Engineer. You will work from our Navis Chennai, India {Phase III, Ascendas IT Park, Taramani, Chennai) and report into the Manager, IT Solutions Delivery Operations based in Navis LLC Oakland. In this role, you will be part of an information technology team focused on providing oversight for services required in the Navis solution delivery lifecycle.  Often referred to as the "software factory", this capability is comprised of the many technologies and processes used to delivery Navis products.


We’re looking for a talented lead systems engineer who has the experience necessary to ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of VMware, Storage, and Networks that support the core organizational functions.  We’re a growing company with a team of highly dedicated IT professionals who give their all to help our enterprise flourish.  The ideal candidate for this position can prioritize mission critical tasks and coordinate the construction and expansion of our systems so updates and other maintenance tasks don’t get in the way of daily operations.  This role will automate as many of our processes as possible to reduce the potential for human error, perform research, analysis, design, creation, and implementation of systems to meet current and future user requirements.


  • 6+ years’ experience in system engineering and IT support required
  • Exceptional VMware skills and knowledge
  • Experience creating automated scripts and software preferred to reduce the need for human intervention
  • Monitor existing systems to ensure structural integrity
  • Oversee the development and installation of new hardware and software
  • Install and configure operating systems and other software and routinely test installed software for glitch detection and other issues
  • Provide technical direction to IT support staff
  • Ensure constant availability of technical resources
  • Design and implement security systems and redundant backups to maintain data safety


Additional expertise

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Engineering or related field required
  • Bonus if completed these certifications: MCSE, VMware VCP or AWS
  • Self-motivated; work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Persistent and dependable, especially in achieving project deadlines
  • Excellent research and documentation skills specific to step by step procedures, troubleshooting and knowledge base creation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Passion for new technologies and self-initiated drive to provide all staff with an excellent customer service experience
  • Must be able to work well independently and collaborate in a large team environment.

About Navis

Navis is the global market leader in a multi-billion dollar industry building and implementing maritime terminal operating systems, optimization and automation solutions at ports around the world. From Long Beach to Hong Kong, Dubai to Brazil, and Rotterdam to Busan, Navis delivers mission critical enterprise software that is at the heart of running a terminal and services to optimize operations. We are an innovative and profitable maritime platform striving to make global trade smarter, safer, and more sustainable for everyone by connecting multiple systems to support a more efficient global container flow. Most of the material goods in the world are transported in containers using our software.

Culturally, Navis is organized around our Guiding Principles for Success (GPS). Commitment to our core principles is an essential ingredient for success for our team members. Our GPS are Smart Operators, Customer Obsessed, Forging the Future and Better Together.


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